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The Congo from Leopold to Kabila : a people's history

The Congo from Leopold to Kabila : a people's history

Author: Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja
Publisher: London, England : Zed Books, [London, England] : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2002. 2021
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
The people of the Congo have suffered from a particularly brutal colonial rule, American interference after independence, decades of robbery at the hands of the dictator Mobutu and periodic warfare which continues even now in the East of the country. But, as this insightful political history makes clear, the Congolese people have not taken these multiple oppressions lying down and have fought over many years to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nzongola-Ntalaja, Georges, 1944-
Congo from Leopold to Kabila.
London ; New York : Zed Books : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave, 2002
(DLC) 2001026235
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja
ISBN: 9781350223004 135022300X
OCLC Number: 1241540304
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 304 pages) : map :
Contents: Imperialism, Belgian colonialism and African resistance --
The struggle for independence --
The first Congo crisis --
The second independence movement --
The Mobutu regime: dictatorship and state decay --
The struggle for multiparty democracy --
Conflict in the Great Lakes Region --
Conclusion --
Responsibility: Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja.


A political history of the Congolese democratic movement in the 20th century from a significant player in the country's struggle. Topics covered include: the brutality of colonial rule; independence  Read more...


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